Dr. Edward Hurtte joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in June of 2022. He was born and raised in Juneau, Alaska but left to attend college at Saint Louis University where he graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience. At Saint Louis University, he was the president of the table tennis club and volunteered at Casa De Salud, a non-profit organization that serves St. Louis’s Hispanic population. During this time, he also spent time at the Doisy Research Center working in Dr. Thomas Cho’s lab studying inflammatory cytokines. He went on to receive his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2019 where he was awarded the Advanced Medical Opportunity Scholarship. During medical school he was a member of the admissions committee and served as a STEP 1 tutor for the medical licensing boards.
Dr. Hurtte completed both his internship and residency at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital 2019-2022. His current clinical interests include general internal medicine and gastroenterology with a focus on irritable bowel syndrome and other functional bowel disorders. He is looking forward to participating in clinical education with medical students and resident physicians. Outside of the hospital, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies include golfing, weight-lifting, table tennis, cooking, and rooting for the Milwaukee Bucks. He is excited to be joining the Division of Hospital Medicine as he takes this next step in his career. His key Interests hospital medicine, inpatient medicine, and gastroenterology.